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3 Stylish Ways to Light Your Bathroom

Your bathroom is that place of your home where you can lock yourself inside, and have the privacy of your own room when needed. Bathrooms are like sanctuaries for some people, and lighting can really make a difference in this…

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How to Choose LED Recessed Pot Light Retrofit Kits

If you’ve decided to retrofit your recessed pot lighting with LEDs but you are not sure which product is right for you, this step-by-step guide can help you decide which LED retrofit modules to choose. What size do you need? If you’re replacing existing…

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Light Bulbs that Burn Out Too Fast

Why is My Light Bulb Burning Out so Quickly? If you’ve ever experienced the saga of a light fixture that constantly burns through bulbs, you know how annoying it is. The good news is that usually there is a very…

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Bathroom Lighting Options

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This portion of the bathroom is by far the most important one to get the lighting just right. There are two types of lights in particular that work best for lighting up the sink and mirror.

You are going to want to have the light source between you and the mirror so that it doesn’t create any annoying shadows.

The most common choice is the vanity light bar, this sits above the mirror and casts light down the mirror surface so you have an even light across the entirety of the mirror.

Typically the vanity light bar should be 3/4 to the full width of the mirror. If your vanity area is a lot longer than the mirror is wide you may need additional lighting above those areas.

This could be easily done using small pendants evenly spaced in these areas. Another option is to install wall sconces on each side of the mirror, you will need to put them eye level or above so you are not blinded by the lights.

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